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Re: Planning for libidn shared library version transition

On 2021-05-26 Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2021-05-25 at 19:43:21 +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> I'd probably instead make this a versioned Provides, so that the
> transitional package can be removed right away from systems, it does
> not interfere with the transition, and people can switch to the new
> package in parallel w/o disruption.


Why not use a versioned Provides *instead* of the dummy package? We have
had these a long time our packagment management system should have 100%
support now.

cu Andreas
`What a good friend you are to him, Dr. Maturin. His other friends are
so grateful to you.'
`I sew his ears on from time to time, sure'

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